Students watch a balloon get blown up by yeast performing respiration! Easy-prep cells lab for teachers, fun for students!
Keep it simple with these clear and easy to follow investigation instructions. Students add a few ingredients to a balloon, and observe the changes over a class period. The laboratory materials are simple, cheap, and easy to obtain, but this is one of the most talked about labs all year! The 2-page (1 front/back) lab paper worksheet includes an introduction, materials list, procedure, data table, and discussion questions.
Simple Materials List: balloon, yeast, sugar, funnel, measuring spoons, tape measures (printable tape measure is provided), warm water
INCLUDES ANSWER KEY
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